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  • From: "robert carvais" <rcarvais AT noos.fr>
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  • Subject: Fw: Cambridge University - Call for Papers
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 19:31:28 +0100

Bonne réception à tous
Robert Carvais
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Malcolm Dunkeld
To: rcarvais AT noos.fr
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 11:21 PM
Subject: Cambridge University - Call for Papers

CALL-FOR-PAPERS
Second International Congress on Construction History
Queens' College, University of Cambridge

29th March ­ 2nd April 2006
(
www.chs-cambridgecongress.cam.org)

Deadline for  Submission of Abstracts, 30th April 2005

The First  International Congress on Construction History (which was held in
Madrid in 2003) attracted speakers from all around the world and established
itself as the leading outlet for all aspects of the history of building
construction. Speakers are now sought for the Second Congress to be held at
Queens' College, University of Cambridge hosted by the Construction History
Society.

Abstracts of 300-600 words are sought for papers on any topics relating to
any aspect of the history of building construction, including (but not
limited to):

* Structural analysis and the development of structural forms
* History of the building trades
* Organisation of construction work
* Wages and the Economics of construction
* The development of Building Regulations
* Trade unions and Guilds
* Development of construction tools, cranes, scaffolding, etc
* Building techniques in response to their environments
* Building materials, their history, production and use
* History of services (heating, lighting etc.) in buildings
* The changing role of the professions in construction
* Building Archaeology
* Computer simulation, experimentation and reconstruction
* Use of construction history for dating of historic fabric
* Recording, Preservation and Conservation
* Construction in architectural writing
* The role of construction history in education
* The bibliography of construction history

All accepted papers (which will be 4-6000 words) will be published and
available at the conference. The writers will be asked to give short 15
minute summaries of their papers. All papers and abstracts must be in
English, but delegates may present at the conference in English, French,
Italian or Spanish.

Papers to be submitted by post to: Malcolm Dunkeld, Chair Organising
Committee, Construction History Society, 147 Leslie Road, London, N2 8BH.
United Kingdom.  or by e-mail to: abstracts AT chs-cambridge.co.uk.

Fees, registration and details of accommodation are available at the
Congress web site:  www.cambridgecongress.cam.org



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